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Evander Kane officially charged over alleged Buffalo nightclub …

Evander Kane officially charged over alleged Buffalo nightclub incident

thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Updated Jul 22 (2 days ago)
Buffalo Sabres power forward Evander Kane has officially been charged with criminal trespass and up to four counts of non-criminal harassment stemming from an incident at a local nightclub, notes the Buffalo News. In a surreal scene, Kane was even handc…
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  • What will the Buffalo Sabres do with Zemgus Girgensons?

    What will the Buffalo Sabres do with Zemgus Girgensons?

    thehockeynews.com Jul 20 (4 days ago)
    There is a lot of room for long-term optimism in Buffalo. Jack Eichel, Sam Reinhart, Ryan O’Reilly and now Alex Nylander are all gems up front, while Rasmus Ristolainen looks like a solid No. 1 defenseman in the years to come. But the team is still in t…
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  • Canucks want to add ‘proven scorer’ — who could fit the bill?

    Canucks want to add ‘proven scorer’ — who could fit the bill?

    The Vancouver Canucks made some off-season moves in hopes of increasing their scoring this coming campaign, adding Loui Eriksson to potentially play alongside the Sedin twins and locking up youngsters Markus Granlund, Sven Baertschi and Emerson Etem. An…
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  • Sabres sign first-round pick Alexander Nylander

    Sabres sign first-round pick Alexander Nylander

    NHL.com Jul 15
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo Sabres have signed first-round pick Alexander Nylander. Nylander, the No. 8 overall pick last month, signed a three-year, entry-level deal Friday. The 18-year-old Nylander is the son of former NHL player Michael...
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  • Sabres re-sign restricted free agent Foligno for 1 year

    Sabres re-sign restricted free agent Foligno for 1 year

    NHL.com Jul 14
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Sabres have re-signed forward Marcus Foligno to a one-year contract. Team officials announced the deal Thursday for the restricted free agent coming off a promising season. Foligno had career highs last season with 75 game...
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  • Jimmy Vesey still planning to test free agency after ‘very good…

    Jimmy Vesey still planning to test free agency after ‘very good meeting’ with Sabres

    The Buffalo Sabres took a gamble in mid-June when they dealt a third-round pick in the 2016 draft to the Nashville Predators for the rights to NCAA standout Jimmy Vesey. The hope was the Sabres would lock up Vesey before Aug. 15, the day the Hobey Baker…
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  • Sabres prospect stretchered off ice, taken to hospital after hi…

    Sabres prospect stretchered off ice, taken to hospital after hit into boards

    There was a scary scene at the final day of Buffalo Sabres development camp Tuesday when 18-year-old defenseman Michael Campoli was checked into the boards and laid motionless on the ice. During a three-on-three development camp scrimmage at HarborCente…
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  • Sabres coach Bylsma says Vesey would jump into Buffalo’s top-si…

    Sabres coach Bylsma says Vesey would jump into Buffalo’s top-six

    If Jimmy Vesey waits until Aug. 15 to hit free agency, he’s going to have a lot of options, but the Sabres are hopping the draw of playing with Jack Eichel and the promise of a real shot at playing big minutes are enough to lock him up before the NCAA’s…
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  • Agent: Charges against Sabres' O'Reilly dropped

    Agent: Charges against Sabres' O'Reilly dropped

    The agent for Ryan O'Reilly confirmed that charges against the Buffalo Sabres forward have been dropped stemming from an impaired driving incident last year. Pat Morris tells The Associated Press in an email that Canadian prosecutors found th...
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  • Billboard tries to persuade Jimmy Vesey to sign with Sabres (Ph…

    Billboard tries to persuade Jimmy Vesey to sign with Sabres (Photo)

    yahoo.com Jul 10
    Northtown Automotive / Twitter Jimmy Vesey may sign with the Buffalo Sabres sometime soon, or he may stick to what he’s said all along and explore unrestricted free agency once August 15 hits. But for the next month and five days, the Sabres, and appare…
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  • Rumor Roundup:  Canucks still in the market for forward help

    Rumor Roundup: Canucks still in the market for forward help

    The Vancouver Canucks made a notable splash in this summer’s free-agent pool by signing right winger Loui Eriksson. They could still be in the market for an additional forward. Jason Botchford of The Province reports the Canucks have been quietly trying…
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  • Buffalo Sabres push hard for NCAA star Jimmy Vesey

    Buffalo Sabres push hard for NCAA star Jimmy Vesey

    According to Mark Divver from the Providence Journal, the Buffalo Sabres sent an armada to Boston in the hopes of convincing left winger Jimmy Vesey to sign with the franchise. Vesey, whose rights were acquired from Nashville in the lead-up to the draft…
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  • Evander Kane facing non-criminal harassment charges against wom…

    Evander Kane facing non-criminal harassment charges against women

    yahoo.com Jul 7
    NHL Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane is facing “non-criminal harassment charges” after a June 24 incident involving two women at a local club called Bottoms Up, police sources told The Buffalo News on Thursday. Police said the charges are based on wi…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Bruins dangling David Krejci as trade bait in se…

    Rumor Roundup: Bruins dangling David Krejci as trade bait in search for defenseman

    The Boston Bruins search for skilled blueline depth continues in the aftermath of the opening-day NHL free-agent frenzy. CSNNE.com’s Joe Haggerty reports the Bruins were “kicking the tires” on free-agent shot-blocker Kris Russell. Haggerty also speculat…
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  • Rumor Roundup: The latest on Tyson Barrie, Kevin Shattenkirk, a…

    Rumor Roundup: The latest on Tyson Barrie, Kevin Shattenkirk, and Cam Fowler

    As the dust settles from the opening weekend of the NHL’s annual unrestricted free-agent frenzy, teams that missed out on the best UFA talent could turn to the trade market. For several clubs, that means pursuing a top-pairing defenseman. After the Edmo…
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  • Sabres acquire goalie Anders Nilsson in trade with Blues

    Sabres acquire goalie Anders Nilsson in trade with Blues

    NHL.com Jul 2
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo Sabres have addressed their backup goalie situation by acquiring the rights to Anders Nilsson in a trade with the St. Louis Blues. The Sabres dealt a 2017 fifth-round draft pick to St. Louis on Saturday. Buffalo mu...
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  • Winners and Losers from Day 1 of the free agent frenzy

    Winners and Losers from Day 1 of the free agent frenzy

    Contractual obligations force your trusty correspondent to declare the definitive list of winners and losers from the first day of free agency at a time before the ink is dry on all of the contracts. Who knows who won the day? After all, Thomas Vanek ha…
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  • Sabres sign Kyle Okposo, really have something nice going now

    Sabres sign Kyle Okposo, really have something nice going now

    The Buffalo Sabres got their man in free agency. Kyle Okposo, the right winger formerly of the New York Islanders, brings top-six talent and a heavy game to the Sabres, who all of a sudden have a pretty nice forwards corps going. Okposo inked for seven …
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  • Steven Stamkos shows his true captain colors in re-signing with…

    Steven Stamkos shows his true captain colors in re-signing with Tampa Bay

    Steven Stamkos has always been a pretty laid-back guy. I’ve been interviewing him for almost a decade now and his sunny outlook has been very consistent (though one time I accidentally called him during a high school English class – I still feel bad abo…
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  • Video - Bernier Scores Twice In Devils' Win 00:38

    Bernier Scores Twice In Devils' Win

    Mar 20
    Steve Bernier scored his 100th career goal in the Devils' 3-1 win over the Sabres.
  • Video - Sabres Beat Bruins In Shootout 00:44

    Sabres Beat Bruins In Shootout

    Mar 17
    Tyler Ennis scored the lone goal in a shootout as Buffalo beat Boston 2-1.
  • Video - Capitals Edge Sabres In Shootout 01:00

    Capitals Edge Sabres In Shootout

    Mar 16
    Evgeny Kuznetsov's shootout goal lifted the Capitals to a 4-3 win over the Sabres.
  • Video - Yandle Scores First Goal As A Ranger 00:44

    Yandle Scores First Goal As A Ranger

    Mar 14
    Keith Yandle scored his first goal since being traded to New York, while Mackenzie Skapski had 20 saves in the Rangers' 2-0 win over the Sabres.